An obese woman and her lover, a dwarf, are sick of being stared at wherever they go and so decide to reverse roles. The man goes out wearing make-up and the woman draws a moustache on her face.
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Penguin (2016)
Dimensions: 12.7 x 1.8 x 20.3 cm
From award-winning writer Elif Shafak, the Orange Prize long-listed author of The Forty Rules of Love and The Architect’s Apprentice, The Gaze is a humorous and carnivalesque exploration of what it means to look and be looked at…
This elegant, unforgettable novel explores our desire to look at others.
‘Beautifully evoked’ The Times
‘Original and compelling’ TLS